This was the effect with which Okito opened his show for many,
many years. The magician fills an empty bowl with confetti. The
bowl is covered with a foulard, the performer walks towards the
audience, and waves his hand on top of the bowl. The foulard is
removed to reveal a transformation: The bowl is now filled with
water, which is emptied in a container.
made the Gobi Bowl at the turn of the 20th century (around 1904),
he later made these for Joe Berg in Chicago during the 1940's.
We are now making this effect in the Okito tradition in the same
decorative style and manner. This piece is made with the highest
craftsmanship. The box is lacquered and decorated with Oriental-style
decals. The copper bowls are spun, polished and clear-coated.
A beautiful 100% silk with a dragon design is also included. The
box measures 9.5" square, and the bowl measures 8.75"
is a very limited edition - we have only made 30 - a true collector's